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Category: World News

French police cut soles of migrant children’s shoes: Oxfam

IANS   Rome French border guards detained migrant children as young as 12 in cells without food or water, cut…

Pakistan Taliban chief killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

PTI   Washington,/Islamabad Maulana Fazlullah, the dreaded chief of Pakistani Taliban, has been killed in a US drone strike in…

‘Upskirting’ likely to become criminal offence in UK

IANS London Upskirting -- the practice of secretly taking pictures up women’s skirts -- is likely to become a specific…

Trump slaps 25% tariff on Chinese goods

PTI   WASHINGTON/BEIJING US President Donald Trump on Friday slapped a stiff 25 per cent tariff on $50 billion worth…

India among over 90 nations without paid paternity leave

PTI   United Nations India is among almost 90 countries in the world which do not have national policies in…

UK to ease visa cap blocking Indian doctors

PTI   London The UK government is set to ease its immigration cap blocking professionals such as Indian doctors from…

North Korea’s Kim knows denuclearisation must be ‘quick’: Pompeo

AFP   Seoul Kim Jong Un understands that denuclearisation must happen “quickly”, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday,…

SC quashes Musharraf’s hopes of contesting July polls

PTI   Islamabad Pervez Musharraf’s hope of staging a political comeback by contesting the July 25 polls was quashed today…

‘A big step back from potential nuclear catastrophe’: Trump on summit

PTI Washington US President Donald Trump Wednesday said his unprecedented summit with Kim Jong-un has averted a “nuclear catastrophe” and…

Indian student racially abused for defending hijab-clad woman in UK

PTI London A 28-year-old Indian-origin student in the UK has been racially attacked by a white man, shouting “Brexit, go…